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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/17/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Incompas 2017 -- The drive to push intelligence to the edge of the network is being impeded by municipal policies and permitting processes that are ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/17/2017
With its promise of greater efficiencies and agility, automation is driving many network operator strategies these days -- that much is evident from quantifiable ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/17/2017
Verizon looks ready to migrate from its own pre-5G spec to standards-based 5G, as the carrier has announced planned 5G over-the-air trials -- based on the 3GPP New ...
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/17/2017
Qualcomm says that it has made its first "data call" on its X50 5G modem, as the chipmaker preps for mobile development on its silicon.
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/17/2017
Japanese public broadcaster NHK will be launching a channel in 8K "Super Hi-Vision" in a little over a year's time, following two-and-half years of testing a ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/17/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Investor AB increases its stake in Ericsson; Com Hem profits up in Q3; new boss for NEC Europe.
By Scott Bicheno, Editorial Director at Telecoms.com, 10/17/2017
LONDON, 10/17/2017 – Video content monetization; Jamie returns from the Nordics; this week's corporate dramas; and more.
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/17/2017
While traditional pay-TV players are warning investors of weakness in the video business ahead of third-quarter earnings reports, Netflix is happily reporting ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
SAN FRANCISO -- Incompas 2017 -- The FCC under new chairman Ajit Pai isn't just threatening to roll back Net Neutrality rules but also to give up its authority to ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/16/2017
Even though conference sessions don't kick off until tomorrow, and the exhibit floor stays closed until Wednesday, cable news from the SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo has ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Incompas 2017 -- The ranking Democrat on the House communications subcommittee says she's worried about movement away from the competitive landscape ...
By Craig Leddy, 10/16/2017
5G mobile is a big technology with a big challenge. In order to fulfill its promise of multi-Gigabit mobile broadband service, 5G requires an extensive backhaul ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/16/2017
The UK government is making another £25 million ($33 million) in funding available for 5G projects under plans aimed at equipping the country with higher-speed fixed ...
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IBM's Long Decline Continues, Despite Cloud Growth
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/17/2017
Cloud was up 25%, but revenues keep declining.
Cisco Looks to Professional Services for Enterprise Innovation
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/17/2017
As enterprise IT faces pressure to shift toward innovation, Cisco is looking to ...
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 10/17/2017
Survey results of a recent Telco Transformation poll rated faster provisioning ...
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Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/17/2017
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown lays out the roadmap and challenges for 5G ...
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Cable's 5G Backhaul & Small Cell Prospects & Challenges
October 2017
This report identifies emerging backhaul service strategies for cable providers, as well as current opportunities and challenges in the market. It also identifies 12 technology suppliers that have signaled their interest in working with U.S. cable providers on mobile transport needs.
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SD-WAN Focus Group: Path to Success Still Uncertain
October 2017
This report was generated from a Q&A with service providers that are SD-WAN experts. This focus group was asked nine questions about deployment, challenges and benefits of the technology and revenue related to SD-WAN. The results clearly illustrate that while SD-WAN is clearly seen as a de facto technology going forward, answers to practical questions about the technology haven't been as easy to divine.
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Video Focus Group: Operators Chase "Double-Sided" Revenue From OTT
October 2017
This report is based on an online survey of our Video Transformation Advisory Board, a group of senior industry decision-makers at network operators, broadcasters and OTT providers. It addresses eight hot-button issues related to OTT video services.
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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